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==Quick facts==
==Quick facts==
===State school administrators===
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*[[Montana Superintendent of Public Instruction|Superintendent of Public Instruction]]:<ref>[http://opi.mt.gov/ ''Montana Office of Public Instruction,'' "Home," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref> [[Denise Juneau]]
*[[Montana Office of Public Instruction|State Board of Education]]<ref>[http://bpe.mt.gov/board.mcpx ''Montana Board of Public Education,'' "Montana Board of Public Education Members," accessed June 13, 2014]</ref>
*State Board of Education:<ref>[http://bpe.mt.gov/board.mcpx ''Montana Board of Public Education,'' "Montana Board of Public Education Members," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
**Sharon Carroll, ''Chairperson''
**Patty Myers, ''Chairperson''
**Bernard Olson, ''Vice-Chairperson''
**Sharon Carroll, ''Vice-Chairperson''
**Mary Jo Bremner
**John Edwards
**Erin Williams
**Erin Williams
**Lila Taylor
**Lila Taylor
**Bernard Olson
**John Edwards
**Paul Andersen
**Paul Andersen
**Greta Gustafson

Revision as of 10:00, 13 June 2014

K-12 Education in Montana
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Denise Juneau
Number of students: 142,349[1]
Number of teachers: 10,153
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14
Number of school districts: 500
Number of schools: 826
Graduation rate: 84%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,639[3]
See also
Montana Department of EducationMontana school districtsList of school districts in MontanaMontanaSchool boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in Montana
Glossary of education terms

Montana is home to 500 school districts, 826 schools and 142,349 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education[5]
    • Sharon Carroll, Chairperson
    • Bernard Olson, Vice-Chairperson
    • Mary Jo Bremner
    • John Edwards
    • Erin Williams
    • Lila Taylor
    • Paul Andersen
    • Greta Gustafson


The following table displays the top ten Montana school districts by total student enrollment.[6]

Student enrollment
1.) Billings Elementary
2.) Great Falls Elementary
3.) Billings High
4.) Helena Elementary
5.) Missoula Elementary
6.) Bozeman Elementary
7.) Missoula High
8.) Great Falls High
9.) Helena High
10.) Butte Elementary


See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Montana as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[7]

Demographic information for Montana's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 16,530 11.61% 1.10%
Asian 1,212 0.85% 4.68%
African American 1,436 1.01% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 369 0.26% 0.42%
Hispanic 5,248 3.69% 24.37%
White 115,184 80.92% 51.21%
Two or more 2,370 1.66% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Montana school board elections, 2014

A total of one Montana school district among America's largest school districts by enrollment held an election in 2014 for three seats. Billings Public Schools held its election on May 6, 2014.

The district listed below served 10,562 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[8] Click on the district name for more information on the district and its school board election.

2014 Montana School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Billings Public Schools 5/6/2014 3 9 10,562

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